Project Story of the Month

India's first Raiffeisen Market - Cooperative Purchasing for Sustainable Agriculture

During the pandemic, especially smallholder farms in India suffered massively from the loss of supply chains and sales markets. A central solution was sought that would enable the members to make their daily agricultural necessities available promptly and financially affordable


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How Smallholders Became Commodity Suppliers in Mozambique

As part of the BMZ’s special initiative ONE World -No Hunger (SEWOH), DGRV has been supporting the development of the cooperative “4th of October” in the province of Inharrime in rural Mozambique since 2015.


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Rural Development in Colombia due to Regional Marketing

Colombia’s population is still suffering from the consequences of armed conflicts. More than 8 million people have already been displaced from their homes, small farmers from rural regions are affected in particular.


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The Kipkelion Youth Council Kenya– Fairtrade & DGRV in Youth Empowerment

TransFair and DGRV together for Coffee Farming.
Whereas DGRV’s approach in Kenya focusses on capacity development in co-operative management, Fairtrade Kenya assists to produce and trade their products the “fair way”.


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About Us


DGRV – the German Cooperative and Raiffeisen Confederation is the national apex organization and top-level auditing confederation of the cooperative sector in Germany. Since more than 40 years, DGRV is engaged in international development cooperation.



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Cooperatives enable the economic development and social participation of broad sections of the population. With our development projects we support cooperatives in many countries of the world.



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DGRV regularly provides information on its work and activities through its monthly “Project Stories”. Along with project related publications, it also publishes documents focusing on relevant cooperative topic areas. The following publications are listed according to categories.  



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DGRV is active in various international networks and cooperations as well as a member of several cooperative organisations in order to promote the cooperative idea worldwide.



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